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Legislative Aide
State Representative-elect Juana Matias

Overview: State Representative-elect Juana Matias (D-Lawrence) will represent the 16th Essex District, which includes the city of Lawrence, MA, starting in January, 2017.

The Legislative Aide will be an important part of the team - the only staff person for Rep. Matias. The Legislative Aide will act as a liaison for Rep. Matias in her district and at the State House. They will act as an ambassador—representing Juana’s mission, vision, and values.

* Key Responsibilities:

- Manage and resolve constituent problems and questions, via email, letter, telephone and in person; analyze which appropriate state, local or federal agency should be contacted.
- Maintain a constituent tracking database.
- Maintain detailed appointment and meeting schedules.
- Assist with day-to-day office activities, including filing, drafting correspondence to public officials and constituents, answering telephone calls and email messages, and greeting visitors.
- Attend legislative meetings, committee hearings, licensing and zoning hearings, and community meetings (the legislative aide should expect to work some evenings).
- Conduct legislative and general policy research; Draft, file, and track legislation, budget items, and legislative amendments.
- Research and draft newspaper columns, newsletters, press releases, and website updates.
- Monitor various district development projects and issues as assigned.
- Coordinate recruitment, interviewing and hiring of interns; Develop goals and responsibilities for interns that include tasks, projects, and activities that are productive, engaging, and fulfilling.

* Experience:

- Ability to work independently.
- Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish).
- Excels in a fast paced, flexible environment.
- Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
- Strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to work with and handle sensitive information.
- Mastery of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
- Bachelors degree preferred.

Salary: $37,900.00 (Includes health insurance, dental and vision, tuition options for state colleges and reduced MBTA pass program).

To Apply: Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter. With subject line: Matias

Legislative Aide position. Please send to: MatiasLegislativeAide@gmail.com

Posted 11/30/16


Case Management Assistant Coordinator - Housing - Homeless Services
Boston Public Health Commission

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Full-time - Long Island-LOC11

REQUISITION NUMBER - 386

JOB DESCRIPTION
- Provides follow up housing stabilization services to individuals placed in housing, including assistance with paying rent and utilities, helping to resolve landlord/tenant problems and connecting individuals with community resources and supports. Assists clients with obtaining furniture and moving into housing.
- Coordinates community integration activities for clients, teaching life skills and independent living skills necessary for succeeding in permanent housing.
- Hosts community based housing agencies (BHA, HomeStart, etc.) in providing on site housing search assistance. Completes intakes and assessments on shelter guests to determine needs and eligibility for services and public benefits. Provides case management, crisis intervention and supportive counseling to clients.
- Transports guests to housing appointments.
- Provides case management, crisis intervention and supportive counseling to clients. Coordinates the delivery of services and referrals in areas of family reunification, DSS, obtaining benefits, etc. Provides support and assistance to clients with legal issues (probation, parole, courts).
- Assesses need for moving start-up costs (including security deposit funds, utility debts, moving and furniture costs) and coordinates access to same.
- Identifies housing barriers and assists clients to obtain income and initial documentation for housing eligibility.
- Maintains up to date and accurate service plan contacts, and progress note records for the department.
- Works in a multi-disciplinary team approach with other social service, work rehab and health services departments of the shelter. Develops and facilitates budgeting, money management and other life skills groups. Participates in weekly social service treatment team and other assigned meetings and trainings. Compiles records and statistical reports.
- Shares in emergency on-call beeper rotation.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s degree with a minimum one (1) year human services experience. College level course work equivalent to an Associate's degree with two (2) years human services experience or High School diploma/GED and three (3) years human services experience may be substituted for above requirements.
- Valid driver's license and good driving record.
- Previous experience working with homeless, diverse ethnic, racial or low income populations with an understanding of mental health, substance abuse and recovery issues.
- Knowledge of Boston area housing resources and social service agencies.
- Experience in transitional housing or community residential programs helpful. Strong organizational and communication skills.
- Computer literacy preferred.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
- Boston residency required, or willingness to relocate within 6 months, A Criminal Offenders Records Information request must be completed for this position. However, a record is not an automatic bar to employment but is reviewed in relation to the job applied for., This position requires direct client/patient contact and as a result of such direct contact, certain immunizations will be recommended and/or required prior to commencement of employment duties., Any position that requires an advanced degree will be subject to education verification, This is a grant funded position, The Boston Public Health Commission is an EEO Employer and all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are eligible to apply

UNION STATUS - Union
JOB GRADE - 1
PAY RANGE - $20.07 - $22.61
SHIFT - 10am to 6pm. Monday to Friday

Posted 11/30/16


MassHealth - Mass HIway Policy Analyst
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Description
The mission of MassHealth is to improve the health outcomes of our diverse members, their families and their communities by providing access to integrated health care services that sustainably promote health, well-being, independence and quality of life.

The Mass HIway is the state-sponsored Health Information Exchange (HIE) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is a robust public HIE option, and currently has two primary functions: (1) support of secure transmission of information via Direct Messaging, and (2) HIway-sponsored population health services, which include the existing Relationship Listing Service, and the proposed Event Notification Service.

Under the general direction of the Mass HIway Executive Director, the Mass HIway Policy Analyst will work with the EOHHS and Mass HIway team by providing writing, analysis, presentation preparation and delivery, and other work that will support policies, strategy, and business activities of the Mass HIway. It is anticipated that the Mass HIway Policy Analyst will work with the following individuals who will comprise the Mass HIway's Policy and Strategy Unit: The Mass HIway Executive Director, and the Mass HIway Senior Policy Analyst.

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):

Policy, legislative, regulatory & sub-regulatory affairs:
- HIway Regulations, sub-regulations and HIway Policies & Procedures: Support the Mass HIway Executive Director and Mass HIway Senior Policy Analyst in developing HIway Regulations, administrative bulletins and sub-regulatory guidance, including the HIway Policies & Procedures
- 1st wave of required HIway connections:
- Take a primary role in operationalizing the collection and maintenance of the list of Provider Organizations that are statutorily required to connect to the HIway in the 1st wave of required connections in 2017 to 2019, as result of HIway Regulations
- Take a primary role in developing and operationalizing an attestation process regarding Provider Organizations' connection to the HIway and implementation of Use Cases for HIway Direct Messaging
- Centralized Opt-out: Take a primary role in developing and operationalizing the implementation of a centralized opt-out mechanism
Legal affairs:
- Support the Mass HIway and EOHHS legal team in activities including: (1) updating and maintain contracts and participation agreements, and (2) developing a waiver and appeals process
Implementation & evaluation of HIway services and initiatives:
- Support the Mass HIway Executive Director and Mass HIway Senior Policy Analyst in the implementation, promotion and evaluation of current and forthcoming HIway services such as HIway Direct Messaging, Deep Dive Program, Event Notification Service (ENS), PreManage ED, the potential HIway node for the MassHealth Clinical Data Repository / Quality Data Repository, and the Prescription Monitoring Program's interface with the Mass HIway.
Stakeholder engagement:
- Take a primary role in engagement with the following key stakeholders: HIT Council, Advisory Groups to the HIT Council, Cross-Agency Workgroup, and advocacy groups in the Commonwealth
- Represent the Mass HIway at local and national conferences/meetings, in order to: (a) Conduct general outreach and education about the role and services that the HIway provides; (b) help keep EOHHS and the HIway team informed about recent developments in health information technology (e.g., MACRA, Meaningful Use) that impact the HIway, and (c) help develop knowledge and contacts that may assist the HIway in providing additional services to promote the goals of the HIway

Perform other duties as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Familiarity with health information exchanges and electronic medical records.
- Experience with project management, ideally including developing state Request For Proposals (RFPs), evaluating RFP responses, contracting, and working with state vendors. • Familiarity with Medicaid program, especially in the Massachusetts landscape.
- Flexibility and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Special Requirements:
Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s license or the equivalent from another state may be required.
Pre-Hire Process:
A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori

Qualifications
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration, and (B) of which at least three years must have been in a supervisory or managerial capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:
I. A Master's or higher degree with a major in business administration, management, public administration, industrial engineering, industrial psychology, or hospital administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*

*Education toward a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Official Title: Administrator IV
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston-1 Ashburton Place
Job: Management - Agency: Exec Office Of Health and Human Services
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Job Posting: Nov 23, 2016, 4:00:08 PM
Number of Openings: 1
Salary: 35,247.68 - 93,672.93 Yearly

If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Engie Mota - 617-348-8471

Bargaining Unit: M99-Managers (EXE)

Posted 11/30/16


Director of Diversity Initiatives - Student Experience, Questrom School of Business
Boston University

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Tracking Code - 3790/I0716

Job Description
The Director of Diversity Initiatives is a member of the Student Experience team at the Questrom School of Business reporting to the Associate Dean of Student Experience and Services. Responsible for identifying opportunities and developing and implementing initiatives to enhance the experience, engagement, success, and inclusion of Questroms diverse students as defined by all aspects of diversity (race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, international, first-generation, etc.). Work with the admissions teams to develop initiatives to attract diverse candidates to Questrom. Serve as a liaison to a number of nationally recognized professional organizations engaged with diverse populations.

Required Skills
Masters degree required. 5-8 years experience in higher education, especially in a diversity initiatives focused role.

Job Location - BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States
Position Type - Full-Time/Regular
Salary - Grade 76

Posted 11/30/16


Director of Development and Community Engagement
GREATER BOSTON FOOD BANK

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Job Description:
The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) is the largest hunger relief organization in New England and among the largest food banks in the country. GBFB’s mission is to End Hunger Here in eastern Massachusetts, and our strategic objective is to provide at least ONE MEAL A DAY to everyone in need in eastern Massachusetts.

GBFB is looking for a Director of Development and Community Engagement to join our Revenue Team. Reporting to the Vice President of External Affairs and Advancement, this Director will lead a 15-person team charged with responsibility for securing annual support from corporations, foundations and organizations and managing development operations. The Director will assist in managing relationships with higher level institutional donors and work to develop new partnerships. The incumbent will also oversee the engagement and management of a community of volunteers. The Director is responsible for overall corporate engagement and the management of the volunteer program which includes recruitment, orientation, training and recognition to ensure a quality experience for volunteers while meeting the staffing needs of The Greater Boston Food Bank’s various programs and events. The Director oversees corporate off-site volunteer experiences and is a member of the Revenue Management Team and of a cross-functional leadership team.

Responsibilities:
- Oversee, motivate and inspire nine full time team members and six part-time team members on duty for evening and weekend volunteering. Manage five direct reports.
- Oversee strategy and execution of development efforts targeted toward institutional donors including corporations, foundations, organizations and other groups to drive revenue; oversee execution of a new corporate philanthropy program in an effort to grow revenue specifically from corporations.
- Manage a portfolio of institutional financial donors and volunteer partners, and identify and cultivate new partners.
- Work closely with the Director of Major Gifts and Director of Marketing & Donor Communications to ensure revenue targets are met.
- Oversee the management of donor services - development operations including donor management systems, business practices and databases to ensure accurate and timely gift administration, donor records, and major donor tracking.
- Ensure that each GBFB program and event has the appropriate number of volunteers to be successful. Programs now include sorting product recovery, creating Brown Bags and CSFP Boxes, special projects and off site volunteer events.
- Establish volunteer outreach, revenue and retention plans as part of an annual work-plan deepening the perceived value of the organization to the volunteer community. This would include identifying and scheduling those corporations that have "special or annual" engagements with GBFB.
- Work with Marketing and Communications to regularly update the messaging to donors and volunteers.
- Represent GBFB at all relevant events, meetings, and speaking opportunities.
- Oversee annual budgets for institutional giving, donor services and community engagement.

Experience and Skills:
- Strong relationship management and communication skills, with the ability to speak persuasively about the organization.
- A demonstrated ability to lead, manage and inspire a team of people, emphasizing teamwork, respect and excellence.
- Proven ability to handle multiple responsibilities and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong operational and technical skills.
- Must be detail-oriented and organized, with the ability to analyze data and report on progress.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree a plus.
- A minimum of 7 years of professional nonprofit employment is required, and may be supplemented by significant experience in private sector in the areas of sales, sales force development and management, business development, and other related experience.
- 5-7 years of progressive, significant fund raising or related experience, especially with institutional donors, including strategic planning, prospect development and solicitation, team management, forecasting, data analysis, interpretation and reporting.
- 3-5 years’ experience in volunteer management, community engagement or related experience.
- Must be comfortable representing GBFB in various arenas.
- Public speaking experiences a plus.
- Budget and planning experience required.
- Thorough knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint required.
- Excellent work ethic, achievement oriented, and sense of humor.
- Ability and willingness to travel.
- Must be available to participate in external events as needed.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:
- Ability to meet physical requirements related to helping other Team Members. This may include setting up tables and chairs, moving things and lifting boxes that weigh 25lbs.
- Ability to sit up to 3 hours at a time
- Ability to work within an open air/cubicle environment

Posted 11/30/16


Event Manager
COMBINED JEWISH PHILANTHROPIES

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DESCRIPTION
Passion. Purpose. Impact. Those are just three of the reasons to consider a career at CJP, one of Boston's oldest and most respected philanthropic organizations. CJP currently has an opening for Event Manager.

The Event Manager will manage, plan, implement, and coordinate a variety of special events designed to support the mission and increase public awareness of CJP; both large-scale and small, including fundraising events, large scale dinners, community building events, parlor meetings, stewardship events, conferences, meetings, forums, and lectures. This role produces all logistics and programming aspects of an event as needed, providing the highest level of attention to detail.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Manages event planning process from start to finish.Meets with CJP lead staff and/or project team to strategize and determine the type, scale, tone, theme and content of events. Assists in determining the long- and short-term goals and plans for events.
- Leads all CJP staff and volunteer efforts related to the event, articulating all roles and responsibilities.Conducts event planning meetings, event staff briefings, and event evaluation meeting.
- Creates and manages the event budget, making strategic recommendations for the use of CJP funds.
- Assures that the overall event is professionally produced and that all program elements of the event are in keeping with CJP messaging.
- Assists with the development of the event agenda and script and assures that the program agenda is well-timed.
- Researches potential venues and then assists CJP staff in venue selection. Responsible for negotiating venue contract costs, terms and conditions. Maintains contact and relationships with vendors and venue staff and is responsible for day-of logistical set-up
- Determines event meal needs and contracts with local Kosher caterers or venue.Responsible for coordinating appropriate menu selection with internal CJP staff.Also determines need for appropriate beverages, contracting certified bartenders as needed.
- Determines Audio/Visual, lighting and décor needs for the event and coordinates the work of appropriate vendor(s).
- Assists CJP staff with speaker and/or performer selection, conducts research, makes transportation/hotel arrangements, negotiates fees, and handles contract.
- Works with talent and speakers to assure a high level of professional performance, including coaching as needed.
- Conducts site visits and discusses logistics with host (if at a home location) or event manager (if at a facility).
- Assures that creation of event specific materials (including signage, giveaways, etc) are in keeping with the look and feel of the event and CJP branding. Coordinates with marketing department on creation of event promotional materials and ensures accuracy of event elements used.
- Maintains highest level of relationships with donors, hosts, vendors and other providers.
- Assists other Events team members when appropriate and participates actively in the administrative needs of the department.
- Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.

~ POSITION REQUIREMENTS - MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ~

Education:
- BA/BS degree in marketing, business or related field or equivalent knowledge or experience.

Experience:
- 5-7 years of professional experience producing events, or directly applicable experience.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:
- Demonstrated knowledge of coordinating, scheduling and planning high-level events.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Familiarity with Jewish cultural celebrations and knowledge of Kosher catering.
- Must possess a driver's license and vehicle.
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft office applications (including PowerPoint, Excel and Word).

Skills/Competencies:
- Strong interpersonal and written communications skills.
- Ability to prioritize tasks, balance multiple priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure.
- Ability to lift boxes and perform event and meeting set up assignments.

Other:
- Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends.
- Experience in fast-paced not-for-profit or development environment is helpful.
- Background or familiarity with the performing arts is helpful.
- May require standing for long periods of times while at an event.

CJP brings together the people, partners and resources to fulfill the most important needs and aspirations of our community. Along with a comprehensive benefits package, this position provides a dedicated team environment while being a part of one of Boston’s premier philanthropic organizations.

CJP conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

CJP is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities, women, veterans, people of color, and GLBT people are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

LOCATION Boston

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Passion. Purpose. Impact.

Those are just three of the reasons to consider a career at CJP, one of Boston's oldest and most respected philanthropic organizations.

CJP offers that rare opportunity to tap your skills, talents, and experience to benefit a greater good while you grow professionally. You will work in a dynamic environment, with a diverse group of individuals who share your commitment and enthusiasm. Together, you will make a difference for Jews and non-Jews in Greater Boston and worldwide

Posted 11/30/16


Paralegal - Title Tax Division
CITY OF BOSTON

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Overview:
Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

This position encompasses a specialized paralegal research function that is important to the efficient operation of the Tax Title Division. The paralegal will conduct research into the title and equity ownership of properties in tax title. The amounts recovered have a direct correlation to the amount of work and have a direct effect on the success of the City's collection process.
Responsibilities:

- Probate, title and assessing research.
- Diligent search of letters to the Land Court.
- Tax session hearing preparation.
- Processes redemptions.
- Records/registers Judgments and Vacations of Judgment at the Registry of Deeds.
- Case research including answering directives, finding new addresses for returned envelopes, finding parties of interest.
- Prepares payment plans.
- Handles walk-ins and telephone inquiries.
- Petitions new cases.
- Prepares and records Notices of Petition (registered land).
- Records/registers withdrawals and related documents at the Registry of Deeds.
- Intake from Treasury.
- Responds promptly and appropriately to requests for assistance on additional projects.
- Responds to changing conditions and departmental needs with a receptivity to new ideas.
- Performs related work as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:
- Paralegal Certificate.
- Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
- Excellent clear and effective writing skills and organizational skills.
- Accuracy and attention to detail.
- Highly motivated self starter.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office.

Boston Residency Required.

Annual Salary: $32,000

Posted 11/30/16


Diversity Outreach Officer
CITY OF BOSTON

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Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

The City of Boston’s Office of Diversity is committed to ensuring a diverse government workforce in order to more effectively provide services to every neighborhood, resident and business owners.

Under the direction of the Chief Diversity Officer, this position works to ensure the strategic plan for diversity is implemented throughout the City of Boston.
Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include:
- Serves as a liaison/representative of the Diversity Office.
- Develops and maintains relationships including but not limited to business, non-profit, educational and religious organizations. Meets with internal and external organizations to discuss recruitment efforts.
- Schedules meetings with community based organizations to discuss outreach efforts and promote diversity within City departments.
- Conducts outreach and recruitment efforts to the community at large to promote diversity in Boston; promotes the City’s policies and procedures on recruitment and workforce diversity.
- Meets with individuals and groups to discuss issues and concerns and provide guidance. Evaluates issues and reports to the Chief with recommendations for problem resolution.
Attends meetings and events on behalf of the Diversity Office in the various neighborhoods throughout the City.
- Implements initiatives designed to enhance the recruitment and successful retention of a diverse staff.
- Works with departmental personnel on outreach and recruiting efforts. Presents information on diversity and best practices to the departments for implementation as part of the recruitment process.
Compiles, tracks and reviews diversity statistics and reports information to the Chief.
- Prepares a variety of reports as required.
- Performs a variety of administrative functions such as providing telephone coverage and scheduling as required.
- Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:
- At least two (2) years of fulltime, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in work that included recruitment, retention and diversity initiatives.
- A bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, human resources, or a related field may be substituted for the required experience.
- Strong oral and written skills.
- Strong organization and time management skills as well as the ability to work independently.
- Knowledge of current federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to employment practices.
- Knowledge of best practices related to community outreach and diversity initiatives.
- Knowledge of local community organizations and Boston’s diverse neighborhoods strongly preferred.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications strongly preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to recruit and promote diversity in a large organization.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships throughout Boston’s government structure as well as community based organizations representing the diverse population within the City of Boston.
- Ability to present information to individuals, small groups, and in front of large audiences.
- Ability to prepare and analyze reports and statistics.
- Ability to manage priorities in a changing work environment.
- Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.

Bilingual candidate strongly preferred.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as required.

Boston Residency Required

Posted 11/30/16


Learning and Development Coordinator
City Year

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Position Overview
City Year Boston is looking for an enthusiastic, thoughtful, and meticulous coordinator to join the Learning and Development Team as we provide holistic support for over 265 AmeriCorps members serving in the Boston Public Schools.

The Learning and Development Team manages 3 large - scale learning conferences every year, oversees weekly training days, and supports the in - school coaching of AmeriCorps members. The coordinator will play an integral role on the Learning and Development team by tracking logistics, communicating across departments, and facilitating trainings. This person should feel passionate about crafting positive and inclusive learning experiences with the goal of deepening our impact in schools and growing our AmeriCorps members into young civic leaders.

The coordinator will work closely with Learning and Development Manager and Director, as well as with all members of the site’s Service Impact, Operations, and Communications teams. This position will report to the Learning and Development Manager.

Job Description
Support a holistic 10 - month learning and development program for the City Year Boston Corps and ensure content and delivery are aligned with the AmeriCorps member service implementation calendar.
Coordinate logistics for all Learning and Development events and training days to ensure programming, space, and material needs are met for both the site and for external partners.
Create logistics plans and manage a team of logistics volunteers to ensure events run smoothly.
Serve as logistics point for all training days and large - scale training events, creating logistics plans, and managing a team of logistics volunteers.
Maintain all training schedules and ensure up - to - date schedules are readily available for staff and AmeriCorps members.
Submit and organize payment documents for professional facilitators.
Create and maintain a process for labeling and storing all Learning and Development content on City Year’s internal website.
Conduct research and collect supplemental learning materials to improve training sessions.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with at 1 + year of professional or service experience required; experience in areas of learning and development, logistics, event planning, training and / or education.
Strong attention - to - detail with the proven ability to problem - solve, think critically, and leverage the right resources.
Strong public speaking skills with the ability to motivate and engage large audiences.
Proven ability to maintain professionalism and engage others through oral and written communication.
Exceptional project management skills with the proven ability to manage multiple workflows, meet deadlines, and support others in meeting deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to navigate through ambiguity and maintain flexibility in changing environments.
Passion for and understanding of City Year’s work within the national service movement and education sphere.
Experienced with technology and software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and online survey tools.
City Year and AmeriCorps alumni are strongly encouraged to apply.

Compensation and Benefits

Full time employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include health insurance with Flexible Spending Account, paid vacation, holidays, parental leave, 401K, and more.

City Year is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including persons with disabilities and veterans.

Posted 11/9/16


PT Foundations of Success Adult ESOL Teacher
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center

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The part-time Foundations of Success ESOL Teacher is responsible for developing and implementing a student- centered, goal-oriented curriculum that aligns with the standards of the MA DESE ESOL Frameworks, College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education, and the vision of the Adult Education program and raises the English proficiency level of students so they can achieve their educational goals. This position is for an SPL 0-2 evening ESOL class in our Quincy, MA office. This position is 20 hours /week total, and qualifies for the BCNC package of benefits: medical and dental; paid vacation, sick leave, and personal days.

Responsibilities
- Prepare a class syllabus
- Prepare a monthly curriculum chart based on the class syllabus
- Develop and teach ESOL classes using formal, written lesson plans:
– tied to the class syllabus and monthly curriculum charts
– tied to MA DESE ESOL Curriculum Framework and College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education;
– meeting MA DESE requirements for lesson plan contents;
–i ntegrating reading, writing, speaking, listening, study skills, basic computer skills, and pre-vocational soft skills;
– incorporating different learning styles of students (visual, kinesthetic/tactile, auditory, etc.); –incorporating common student goals
– posted in shared files.
- Conduct classes entirely in English
- Actively participate in program planning and evaluation; prepare for and participate in monthly planning
meetings with teachers and administrative staff.
- Actively participate in curriculum design and enhancement; work with colleagues to implement recommended enhancements; monitor student progress and provide feedback on changes/accommodations that were made; assist in systematic storage of supplemental teaching materials.
- Review feedback from students, and adjust teaching methods and materials to meet the needs of the students.
- Ensure that students show learner gain per state standards on standardized tests
- Arrange for substitute teachers when needed.
- Maintain accurate and timely student records
- Assess and record students’ skill progress at the end of every term; use objective criteria for assessing student abilities; assist administrative staff in deciding how to move students between levels.
- Conduct standardized assessment of enrolled students as part of program's annual pre- and post-testing, and (when needed) assist advisors in intake assessment, registration and orientation of program applicants
- Participate in monthly all-staff meetings and monthly 1-1 meetings with the director.

Skills & Experience Required:
Required:
- BA in related field.
- Knowledge and practical application of research-based teaching methods.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Hands-on experience with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), and the ability to
integrate technology into the classroom.
- Good project management skills, and the ability to balance multiple priorities concurrently.
- Ability to work in teams.
- Self-driven and results-oriented, with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high-quality service.
- Accountable for learner gains based on standard metrics.
- Flexible about researching and adopting new research-based methods for teaching English.
- Responsible for own professional development, to ensure that teaching methods and skills stay current.
- Ability to work flexible hours (evenings, weekends, and early mornings) as needed to support needs of students and program.

Preferred:
- MA in TESOL.
- Experience teaching adult learners.
- Experience teaching Chinese immigrant learners.
- Experience in curriculum development.
- Knowledge of Massachusetts DESE Adult ESOL Curriculum Framework.
Physical Requirements:
Position is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions

Posted 11/9/16


Director, One Chinatown Arts Center
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center

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This position will be at the forefront of successfully launching and steering a unique community-based cultural arts center in its first year of operation. Working collaboratively with the Advisory Council and under the leadership of BCNC’s Executive Director, the Artistic Director/Managing Director will develop and implement the placemaking vision of the center. Specific responsibilities include coordinating original and third party programming, managing operations, developing and maintaining key relationships, fundraising through grant writing, special events, and individual donors, and representing the center as its public face.

40% Programs

- Develop cultural arts and creative placemaking strategy;
- Coordinate BCNC, artist-in-residence, and third-party programs taking place at the center;
- Provide oversight over programming content; and
- Create original programming as resources allow.
35% Fundraising
- Maintain and develop key relationships with external stakeholders, including artists, funders, program partners, renters, and experts in the field;
- In coordination with BCNC’s Development Department, identify and write grants to support the center and its work; and
- In coordination with BCNC’s Development Department, manage special events and cultivate individual donors to support the center.
15% Operations
- Oversee smooth operations at the center, including day-to-day and during programs/events; and
- In coordination with BCNC’s Operations Department, manage the facilities, IT, and other operations needs of
the center to ensure a professional, best-in-class arts and performance facility.
10% Supervision, Administration, and Other Responsibilities
- Train and supervise operations staff, interns, and volunteers;
- Manage Advisory Board; and
- Other responsibilities as assigned by BCNC’s Executive Director.

Required:

- Significant experience with creative placemaking and/or arts and cultural center management;
- Experience with grant writing and fundraising;
- Outstanding writing and communication skills;
- Demonstrated ability to work with multiple types and levels of stakeholders;
- Proven ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines;
- Able to perform well in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment; and
- Strong computer skills and facility in Microsoft Office and social media platforms.

Preferred:
- Bachelor degree preferred;
- Experience with immigrant, low-income communities preferred; and
- Fluency and literacy in multiple languages preferred.

Posted 11/9/16


High Risk Youth Educator
ROCA - Chelsea

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Organizational Overview

Founded in Chelsea, Massachusetts in 1988, Roca’s mission is to move disengaged and disenfranchised young people out of violence and poverty.

Roca’s Intervention Model is a cognitive-restructuring and skills development intervention that was developed and implemented to address the high-risk, underserved population of 17-24 males who are either: 1) aging out of the juvenile justice or juvenile probation systems with a strong propensity for re- incarceration as an adult; 2) connected with the adult justice system; or 3) are high-risk members of the community being served who have a strong propensity for incarceration as an adult.

Roca has a strong organizational culture where learning, personal experience, leading with values, and having deep faith are essential to achieve bold goals with disenfranchised young people. Roca helps young people to change their behavior and shift the trajectories of their lives to move toward the outcomes of economic independence and living out of harm’s way.

Position Overview

The High Risk Youth Educator reports to the Education Program Coordinator. The High Risk Youth Educator will work intensively to support and motivate the target population to re-engage in education and help enable participants to enter the workforce. The High Risk Youth Educator will work as part of the Ed/Voc Team to implement GED and other educational programming and to meet the organization benchmarks for successful educational attainment with each participant.

Roca strives to meet the following outcomes with each participant: No Re-Incarcerations and Retained Employment

Responsibilities

- Understand, practice and promote the vision, mission, values, methods, and model of Roca.
- Manage fidelity and quality implementation of Stage-Based Educational Programming.
- Attend weekly Ed/Voc Team meetings
- Engage with Participants and Youth Workers
- Engage and build relationships with young people enrolled in Transformational Relationships and participating in stage-based educational and pre-vocational programming.

- Communicate with youth worker regarding participant barriers (substance abuse, street, domestic violence, etc)

- Follow-up daily with young people and youth worker regarding participation and progress in educational programming.

- Provide weekly attendance and participant target lists for educational classes to youth workers in team check-ins and meetings.

- Assess student level of engagement readiness (i.e. can they sit through a class, do they have substance abuse barriers, do they have street issues with other participants, etc.)

- Teach stage-based GED classes

Roca is an equal opportunity employer.

- Evaluate participant’s entry level of education by administering GED assessment tests.
- Assigning participants to the appropriate class depending on their assessment scores (as well as engagement level)
- Work with 150-200 participants needing GED programming
- Ability to teach 10th-11th grade-level Reading, Writing, Math, Science, and Social Studies o Flexibility in his/her teaching methods, creation and implementation of lesson plans- personalizing academic material so it is relevant to participants’ lives

- Administer follow up educational assessments according to the quarterly lists provided by the Education Coordinator.

- Create Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) for each youth that allows educator, youth worker, and young person to work based on individual readiness.

- Use ETO reports that are provided by coordinator to inform daily needs to the Roca Educational Program.

- Work with education volunteers in GED classrooms. Facilitate computer-based education

- Teach computer based classes every day for educational programming and on-line GED readiness programming

- Use Plato Software to facilitate one-on-one educational sessions and small subject- focused classes

- Work with education volunteers. Facilitate employment-related education

- Include pre-vocational trainings tied to employment and work readiness into daily teaching with youth connected to Roca’s Workforce Development specifically Transitional Employment.

- Incorporate workforce readiness skills that will be needed for vocational certifications (i.e. writing class on resume building, fractions class in the kitchen, angles for math in wood shop, etc.).

- Communicate with Education Program Coordinator daily around which participants need to be learning what specific skills to make them job ready.

- Complete Educational Special Projects
- Lead creative activities that assist in participant engagement yet also educate our participants around various subjects. (i.e. educational field trips, educational competitions, etc.)

Qualifications

The very nature of Roca’s work requires an individual of great commitment and energy to the mission. Roca seeks a highly driven individual who is good fit both personally and professionally for the culture of Roca. In addition, the ideal candidate for this position will be a trustworthy decision-maker. He/she will have a sense of humor, feel passionate and committed to direct work with high risk youth, and demonstrate interest in coaching and supporting coworkers.

Roca is an equal opportunity employer.

Roca expects candidates to have the following skills:

- Bachelor’s Degree
- Some teaching experience- Post-collegiate experience teaching or working with a disenfranchised population is preferred
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Desire to work with street involved high risk young people
- Ability to outreach to, engage and motivate young people to increase attendance in educational programming
- Organizing, managing and completing projects and tasks with thoroughness, accuracy, and timeliness
- Capacity to think and act intentionally and strategically to help young people change behaviors and engage in learning
- Capacity for creative problem-solving, conflict resolution, violence prevention
- Self-motivation, initiative, sound judgment, and commitment to ongoing learning are essential
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred but not required

Requirements for the position:

- Flexibility with work hours/schedule as needed
- Computer Literacy and timely data submission/entry
- Candidates must have a Valid MA Driver’s License and current safe Driving Record o Working with diverse cultures
- Strong attendance and high energy

Posted 11/9/16


Director of Human Capital Management & Organizational Development
MassHousing

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The Director of Human Capital Management & Organizational Development will be drawn to our mission to fulfill a unique opportunity at an organization focused on confronting the housing challenges facing the Commonwealth. We seek candidates with proven strategic leadership in the field and with a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing mission-driven organizations. The Director will benefit from our national reputation for excellence and innovation in the housing finance sector. The Director will join a successful, committed, and collaborative team of colleagues.

The Director is responsible for developing and supporting the Agency’s investment in staff development and organizational improvement; developing and executing core human resources functions and talent and organizational development efforts; driving employee engagement, inclusion and recognition; and leading our learning and professional development programs. The Director’s responsibilities include (but are not limited to) developing and administering the Agency’s strategies, programs and processes for

1. Recruiting and onboarding staff
2. Payroll and benefits
3. Personnel policies
4. Compensation and performance management
5. Talent development and training
6. Succession planning
7. Labor relations and compliance
8. Mentoring, and
9. Employee recognition and engagement

The Director will manage the Agency’s team of HR professionals and serve as a member of the Agency’s Senior Leadership Team. The Director will play a leadership role in aligning the Agency’s workforce and initiatives with the Agency’s Mission and its core values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Service. The Director will also play a leadership role driving and supporting the Agency’s Leadership Model, which includes commitments to active management, mobilizing teams in pursuit of the Agency’s mission, connecting our team to our business and mission goals, expecting and inspiring excellence and creating a learning culture that is data driven.

The Director will provide support and technical assistance regarding human resources issues to Agency management, as well as continuously monitor the effectiveness and quality of the Agency’s human resources system. The Director will keep the organization current with industry trends via active discovery and be willing to pilot practices that may benefit the organization or a department. The Director will ensure that all human resources policies and programs are in compliance with State and Federal law, equal opportunity requirements, and the Agency’s affirmative action plan. The Director may also assume additional responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree. Advanced degree or executive training in a related field advantageous but not required.
At least 7-10 years’ experience in human resources, personnel administration, organizational development or related fields, with increasing responsibilities and outcomes, including at least 5 years of management experience.
A history of strategic leadership that contributes to the long-term success of mission-driven organizations
Knowledge of applicable state and federal law and regulations.
Demonstrated ability to lead, influence and inspire others in a dynamic organization.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, and written skills.
Demonstrated ability to provide strong internal client service to business lines, and learn whatever must be learned to serve internal clients.
Demonstrated ability to build and sustain rapport with people at all levels of an organization.

MassHousing offers competitive compensation as well as an attractive benefits package. Serious candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to Human Resources, MassHousing, One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108, or faxed to 617.624.9494, or emailed to jobs@masshousing.com.

Posted 11/9/16


Senior Program Officer for Arts & Creativity
Barr Foundation

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The Senior Program Officer will play a significant role at an exciting time of growth for the Arts & Creativity Program. In 2016, the program launched its three new strategies; expanded its geographic footprint from a focus on Boston alone to all of Massachusetts, with additional, targeted investments in New England and nationally; and thus far invested $16 million toward these new priorities.

The Senior Program Officer will focus on implementing two strategies in particular: advancing the field’s capacity to adapt, take risks, and engage changing audiences in new ways; and fostering opportunities to connect the arts to other disciplines and sectors.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of expertise in the arts, deep community involvement, rigorous organizational assessment, and a passion for the Barr Foundation’s mission and values. He or she will have unimpeachable integrity and be an energetic, flexible self-starter and team player.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and accepted up until December 12, 2016.

* Only applications submitted online through the link below will be considered. *
- Apply on-line: https://barrfoundation.wufoo.com/forms/mh28lu31j8dcov/

Posted 10/26/16


Senate District Coordinator (SDC)
Part-Time Position
Massachusetts Teachers Association

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TITLE: Senate District Coordinator
DIVISION: Administration
DESIGNATION: Non-unit position

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY: The Senate District Coordinator (SDC) coordinates the activities of the Legislative Political Action Team (LPAT) and is responsible for the development and execution of the local and regional LPAT plans.

REPORTS TO: Director of Grassroots Campaigns (DGC)

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Recruits members and contributes to the development of statewide Legislative Political
Action Teams.
- Monitors, coaches and assists LPAT members to achieve LPAT goals.
- Coordinates ongoing training programs to ensure legislative professional development.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Recruit members for local LPAT teams, utilizing resources such as the Voter Activation
Network (VAN).
- Build, update and maintain a list of members interested in legislative and political action.
- Maintain ongoing recruitment efforts to ensure at least 25 local LPAT members are
available to lobby assigned elected officials.
- Communicate regularly with LPAT members.
- Convene a minimum of six LPAT member meetings per state senate district per year.
- Initiate contact with state senator and targeted representatives.
- Collaborate with LPAT members to develop a political action strategy for local state senate districts.
- Provide ongoing feedback to the Director of Grassroots Campaigns.
- Participate in conference calls and maintain weekly contact with DGC.
- Identify and resolve any issues which arise with LPAT team effectiveness and development.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND REQUIREMENTS
- Proven effectiveness in political and legislative action.
- Experience with organizing and recruitment.
- Familiarity with the MTA.• Excellent small and large group presentation and public speaking skills.
- Excellent verbal and written skills.
- Ability to access and to use computers for common business applications.
- Willingness to travel and work nights and weekends.

SALARY: $7,500 per annum.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To apply for this opportunity, submit your cover letter, resume to:

MTA Human Resources
2 Heritage Drive, 8th Floor
Quincy, MA 02171-2119
FAX: 617-570-4961
jobs@massteacher.org

Posted 10/26/16


Higher Education Field Representative
Massachusetts Teachers Association

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DIVISION: Higher Education

DESIGNATION: FSO Unit

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY: The Higher Education Field Representative will be responsible for the delivery of the full services of the MTA/NEA in the areas for which the Field Representative is responsible.

REPORTS TO: Director of Higher Education

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Organizes members to actively participate in work of locals and their chapters statewide and in the political and legislative activities of the MTA/NEA.
Pursues active and aggressive program of public relations with civic and community groups and leaders in the Field Representative's region.

Conducts periodic assessments of membership needs and appropriately periodic evaluations of the quality of regional services and recommend to the Director of Higher Education program activities to improve the quality of services to better meet the needs of the members.

Directs all activities of the MTA/NEA in the event of crises related to collective bargaining, employment security, professional quality, organizational integrity, legal rights, or legislative activity in areas to which the Field Representative is assigned by the Director of Higher Education.
Insures effective representation in collective bargaining and contract enforcement.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Implements MTA/NEA policy in the area of the Field Representative's assignment.
- Expedites all requests for services of members in the area to which the Field Representative is assigned.
- Designs and conducts programs and activities with the appropriate program divisions of MTA/NEA to improve local association leadership development and organizational improvement.
- Pursues an ongoing internal organizing program in locals to which the Field Representative is assigned.
- Designs and conducts programs and activities with the appropriate program divisions of MTA/NEA to insure widespread understanding of the activities of MTA and NEA.
- Works in cooperation with members and staff of MTA/NEA outside of the Field Representative's region, from time to time as the need arises, if such activities are required to assist the achievement of the goals of the members within the Field Representative's region.
- Works in concert and in cooperation with all other members of the MTA staff in the development and implementation of a full service program for the members within the Field Representative's region.
- Performs such other duties within the Field Representative's areas of responsibility as may be assigned by the Director of Higher Education.
- Implements MTA/NEA policy in the area of the Field Representative's assignment.
- Performs such other duties within the Field Representative's areas of responsibility as may be assigned by the Director of Higher Education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred.
- Effective writer and speaker.
- Collective bargaining experience.
- Organizing experience.
- Evidence of interest in personal professional growth.
- Commitment to the goals of the organized teaching profession.
- Evidence of ability to function harmoniously with a wide variety of groups and individuals.
- Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and e-mail.
- Willingness to travel and to work nights and weekends.
- Experience with or active participation in local, state, and national professional associations.
- Automobile or personal transportation required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
To apply for this opportunity, submit your cover letter, resume and three professional references, to:

MTA Human Resources
2 Heritage Dr., 8th Floor
Quincy, MA 02171
FAX: 617-570-4961
jobs@massteacher.org

Posted 10/26/16


Director, Member Engagement
Massachusetts Medical Society

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Tracking Code
2266
Job Description

Develops a vision and goals to grow and retain membership and enhance member engagement.

Develops strategies and tactical plans in line with these goals. Establishes and measures benchmarks across targeted demographics segments. Builds relationships and interfaces with Society leaders, external health care leaders, specialty groups, and a cross section of members to understand and respond to member needs. Provides leadership and direction in the development of ongoing analytics regarding the Society’s value proposition for current members, potential members, and key constituents. Works with department heads to evaluate and modify services to meet the evolving needs of the membership. Oversees marketing and member engagement plans and activities, including outreach, recruitment and retention.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops and directs member engagement strategies, analyzes their effectiveness, and identifies opportunities to enhance the Society’s value proposition for current and prospective members.

Builds and nurtures relationships with physician groups, medical schools, academic medical centers and integrated ACOs/systems. Creates opportunities to engage with current and prospective members to promote the value of membership and engagement.

Assesses the MMS value proposition for all demographic segments including medical students, residents, young physicians, employed physicians, women and minorities. Develops new ways to attract members, and builds and executes a plan to increase membership in each segment.

Assesses segments of the medical community that are not engaged with MMS or are not members of MMS. Evaluates varied approaches to educate these segments on the MMS value proposition and its relevancy to them, and develops targeted methods to attract these segments to join and become engaged MMS members.

Oversees the development of suitable member engagement plans and activities, including outreach, recruitment and retention, member services and benefits. Oversees the formulation of an ongoing process to assess member needs, and to develop and/or modify programs and services to achieve maximum member retention and participation. Oversees member services and member satisfaction initiatives. Promotes collaboration with other departments to ensure effective member service delivery and communications

Works closely with the Vice President and senior management in the development and implementation of the Society's strategic plans and goals. Collaborates with department heads in establishing objectives that meet the strategic plans and goals of the Society.
Builds relationships and interfaces with members and external stakeholders. Provides support to the Executive Vice President, Vice President and Society leadership in external relations and communications as requested.

Ensures mission-focused, cost-effective day-to-day operations through staff supervision, fiscal management, planning and execution within departments of Membership and Regional Offices.

Oversees member-related initiatives and activities and works with department heads to develop vehicles to evaluate member satisfaction.

Directs and oversees membership data and trend analysis on membership statistics including demographics, market penetration and member participation Uses that data and industry knowledge to increase membership growth and retention by strengthening relevancy across all demographics.

Analyzes and evaluates revenue for Society membership, district services, and specialty society contracts and considers opportunities to maximize revenue growth including potential changes to any existing dues structure.

Partners with the Director of Communications and Media Relations on branding initiatives and effective methods to engage and communicate with members and prospective members.

Collaborates with NEJM Group on best ways to leverage products and services in support of our physician members.

Represents the Society at national and regional conferences, establishes relationships with a wide variety of member organizations and industry professionals.

Provides and/or assigns staff to support membership and regional office committees.

Required Experience
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and ten years of related management experience, preferably in a health care or association management organization are required. A related Master’s degree is preferred. Significant membership development experience and an understanding of the health care and/or physician practice environment are necessary. Business acumen, strategic thinking, analysis and planning skills, prior experience leveraging technology to make data-driven decisions, and a proven ability to deliver results are important. Excellent management and leadership skills and prior supervisory experience are necessary. Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication, negotiation and presentation skills are important. An established track record of effective working relationships with physicians and high-level executives is essential.

Job Location
Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

Posted 10/26/16


Director of Outreach and Community Programs
Police Department
City of Cambridge

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Job Code: M484-701
Civil Service Position: Subject to Civil Service rules and regulations
Union Affiliation: None
Hours Per Week: 37.5 hour workweek

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director of Outreach and Community Programs will report directly to the Commanding Officer or designee of the Community Services Section and will work with other members of the Cambridge Police Department. The Director of Outreach and Community Programs will work at the direction of the Commissioner's Office, the Community Services Section, and the Chief Administrative Officer to plan, implement, and manage outreach initiatives and various programs. The duties and responsibilities of the Director of Outreach and Community Programs are as diverse and wide ranging as the law-related needs of municipal government, police agencies, and officers.

- Plan, implement, and evaluate new initiatives, projects, and programs including educational forums, crime prevention workshops, and community discussions to enhance police and community relations.
- Coordinate the implementation and ongoing development, and evaluation of current programming, including the Neighborhood Sergeants Program, Youth Police Academy, Secret Santa for Seniors, the Community Service Program, Safety Net, Night Court, boxing and other community initiatives.
- Work with the Community Relations Unit and the Youth and Family Services Unit to ensure the needs of the Cambridge community are being met. Assist officers with troubleshooting resident complaints and concerns. Maintain a database of services and programs to be utilized in the development of case service plans for Safety Net cases and other unit cases.
- Attend all meetings relating to programming and outreach for the Section. Be prepared to provide updates on specific programming and outreach efforts.
- Work with the Deputy Superintendent, Commanding Officer, and Unit Supervisors to identify training needs. Research, plan, and assist with scheduling programming for identified training needs in conjunction with the Training Unit. Assist with development and maintenance of Training Profiles for the various positions within the Section.
- Work collaboratively with community members, organizations, and agencies to continuously improve the safety and security of the Cambridge community. Offer to provide support and direction to community members, organizations, and agencies, such as Neighborhood Watch Groups and Neighborhood Associations.
- Coordinate community safety presentations and tours of the Robert W. Healy Public Safety Facility.
- Provide information and resources to residents and victims of crimes, such as offering and scheduling a professional Residential or Community Security Survey to victims of break-ins, community safety training and other resources available.
- Work with the Director of Communications and Media Relations to develop publications, marketing materials, social media, and website content for the Community Services Section and affiliated programming. Ensure all materials and content are up-to-date and available in the community. Provide support to the Director of Communications and Media Relations for the department's CCTV show.
- Collaborate with the Director of Communications and Media Relations to have Community Relations Officers post and disseminate Citizen Alerts in the City and other public buildings.
- Maintain and update the department's website content for all community resources and programs including publishing all events, meetings, etc. on the department's website calendar and city calendar.
- Research and identify potential venues and conferences for personnel to present on community initiatives and programs. Prepare presentations and abstracts to be utilized in presentations and publications.
- Facilitate the Police Department's participation in various citywide events by maintaining an up-to-date calendar of scheduled events in the community and partnerships with various planning committees.
- Represent the department at designated community events and neighborhood sponsored meetings.
- Provide administrative and staff support to the Deputy Superintendent, Commanding Officer, and Unit Supervisors, to ensure daily operations of the office, and that all administrative functions are completed, such as recordkeeping of departmental activities, scheduling meetings, and preparing agendas.
- Recruit, organize, and provide support to interns and volunteers for their project-based work with the Police Department in conjunction with the Office of Planning, Budget & Personnel.
- Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

- Strong interpersonal skills are essential, including ability to maintain composure, sensitivity, confidentiality, and discretion in interactions with a wide range of individuals and communities.
- Ability to take initiative and work independently with appropriate supervision and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
- Must have strong research and writing skills, as well as effective organization and communication skills.
- Experience in public speaking, presenting, editing, and basic graphic design is desired.
- Knowledge and experience in community outreach and service programs including data collection, community outreach, facilitating, planning, implementation and evaluation of programs required.
- Working knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Office. Experience working in the public sector and familiarity with the Cambridge community are desirable.
- BA or BS degree in Criminal Justice, Sociology, related field or equivalent work experience required and graduate degree in Social Work, Public Health, Counseling preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to answer phones, maintain multiple files, and be able to lift a minimum of at least 10 pounds. Sufficient mobility to travel back and forth to offsite meetings. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Standard office environment with fluorescent lights, air conditioning, computers, and other standard office equipment. Work takes place primarily at The Robert W. Healy Public Safety Facility at 125 Sixth Street. There will be frequent outside meetings with partner agencies, local organizations, and community groups.

RATE: $68,732.76 - $83,058.27 + excellent benefits
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Internal applicants, submit job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest; external applicants, submit both your resume and letter of interest by 8 pm of the closing date via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to: Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139. Fax: (617) 349-4312.

THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Posted 10/26/16


Project Coordinator - Network Development & Strategic Partnerships
Boston Children’s Hospital

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At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Integrated Care Program and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

This Project Coordinator will be responsible for:
- Supporting adoption of the Integrated Care Program’s tools and processes among network-based, referring providers as well as data collection for the program’s evaluation.
- Collecting surveys on the patient/family experience with care integration.
- Measuring the care coordination activities by clinical staff.
- Measuring the quality of communication across members of the care team prior to and after patient visits to Boston Children’s Hospital subspecialists.
- Working closely with the Office of Physician Relations and Outreach (PRO) team members to support partnering relationships.
- Presenting performance on care integration to clinical teams and administrative leadership.
- Facilitating rapid cycle quality improvement in care integration.
- Conducting chart audits to collect process and outcome measures of care integration.
- Surveying clinical and project staff on their experience with care integration processes.
- Documenting workflows to identify opportunities for measurement and improvement.
- Entering project data into structured databases.
- Expecting to meet and train referring providers in their community settings
- Supporting project administrative tasks.

To qualify, you must have:
- Strong organizational and project coordination skills.
- Experience in data analytics (proficient in Excel).
- Strong report writing skills.
- Proficient interpersonal communications.
- A desire to work in a team based environment.
- An inquisitive nature and desire to work on solving difficult problems.

The Integrated Care Program at Boston Children’s Hospital develops and implements an integrated care model which aims to improve outcomes for children, families, and care team members. We are seeking a project coordinator who will support the implementation of care integration activities involving the subspecialty Departments and Programs at Boston Children’s Hospital and our affiliated provider network.

Posted 10/26/16


Education Program Assistant
Barr Foundation

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Barr seeks program assistant to join its Education team.

The program assistant’s primary responsibility will be to provide administrative and grants management support to the Education team. However, he or she will also contribute in important ways to advancing Barr’s new strategic plan for Education, including special initiatives as they arise.

The application deadline has been extended to October 14, 2016.

This is a full-time position with a generous benefits package.

Visit link to download application and job description

Posted 10/3/16


Entry Level Fundraiser (Boston)
DialogueDirect

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Overview

Are you good at quickly building relationships, eager to take your career to the next level, and looking for an entry level opportunity where you can use your excellent customer service skills in a dynamic marketing role? We need you! DialogueDirect strives to set new standards in the nonprofit sector. We do this by successfully harnessing the passion, commitment, and creativity of our fundraisers in order to formulate long-lasting relationships between donors and our clients.

Currently, DialogueDirect is raising funds for several leading charities and we are looking for leaders who are passionate about creating social change through face to face fundraising.
Responsibilities

We are looking for a Marketing Specialist to join our Direct Marketing team in an entry level full-time role. Your entrepreneurial drive and exceptional work ethic along with your ability to quickly build relationships and share information will ensure your success in this role.

As a Marketing Specialist, your day-to-day work will involve:
- Approaching new prospects
- Donor recruitment through face-to-face communication
- Pitching the charity in line with campaign messaging
- Presenting the benefits of supporting varying charitable projects
- Working in teams while reporting to an experienced and dedicated team manager who offers support and training


Benefits
At DialogueDirect, we believe in rewarding hard work; that’s why there is significant room for growth here. As a Marketing Specialist on our team, you will be eligible for the following:

- Great Pay – competitive base pay with performance based bonuses
- Benefits & Paid Time Off after 90 days
- Continuous Support and Expert Training from a fun and dedicated team of leaders
- Sociable Hours – work from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM five days a week!
- Travel with Work – opportunities to work out of our various offices around the country
- High earning and leadership potential

Qualifications
- No experience required but exposure to sales, marketing, and customer service preferred
- Outstanding presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills
- Ability to exceed weekly performance goals and targets
- Passion for helping charities succeed is preferred
- Driven and motivated by the opportunity to grow and move into a leadership position
- Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
- Personality traits that achieve success: ambition, focus, tenacity, honesty, openness to new ideas, and a willingness to learn
- Must be over 18 and eligible to work in the US

Posted 10/3/16


Social Media Community Manager
Citizens Bank

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Location Dedham, Massachusetts
Job ID/ Req. Number164212

Citizens Bank is looking for a Social Media Community Manager to join the Social Media Marketing team at our Marketing headquarters at Legacy Place in Dedham, MA.

The ideal candidate for this position will be someone who has previous hands-on experience as a community manager for a brand(s) with a strong digital presence and who has a passion for driving customer engagement and building brand relationships. You’ll have a knack for injecting Citizens into the online conversation with relevant, real time content, hyper local content, events coverage, and more. You understand the current social media ecosystem and are excited to help drive digital transformation as part of a large brand.

- Manage and moderate Citizens’ social media communities, establish positive interaction with our audience (customers, prospects, the media and philanthropic partners).
- Monitor and “listen” for diverse customer complaints and questions, and appropriately investigate, respond, resolve or escalate customer complaints as necessary.
- Leverage analytics to gain insights and optimize programs.
- Employ problem solving and analytical capabilities as part of the response management process.
- Independently identify and act upon service improvement opportunities relevant to complaint management processes, including root cause analysis.
- Help evolve the bank’s community response protocols and improve the overall customer experience in social channels
- Evolve the effective use of our social media management tools including streamlining/automating operational processes, creating or enhancing reporting.
- Proactively identify opportunities for improvement of our community management and social media practice, suggest method, tools and technologies that will help us better engage with our customers, deploy content more widely or create operational efficiencies.
- Participate in content development activities and creative brainstorming sessions/campaign planning.
- Attend live events as needed and provide social coverage, sometimes during evenings or weekends.
- Craft competitive analysis and other reports/analyses as requested by social media managers.
- Serve as a subject matter expert on all bank products, procedures and processes, including Risk and Compliance; have list of answers to popular FAQs on hand for best customer experience.

Qualifications

- 4 year degree in Marketing, Communications, English, or related discipline.
- Minimum of 1-2 years experience in a social media role as a community manager or digital customer service manager for a major brand where directly involved in both social response and social content creation.
- Knowledge and experience using social media management systems like Sprinklr, Spredfast or HootSuite.
- Social media enthusiast and user of multiple social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Vine, Snapchat, etc.).
- Working knowledge of integrated digital marketing including role of social in the broader digital ecosystem.
- High attention to detail, especially with regards to grammar, voice, and tone. Need to be able to read various nuanced conversations and provide appropriate, empathetic response.
- Flexible, hands-on attitude.
- Self starter, ability to think on feet and show excellent judgment. Skilled ability to prioritize, especially during times of high volume of community comments.
- Ability to provide social media training and guidance to a broad range of social media practitioners and marketing generalists
Schedule could include early shifts: 7a-3p, mid shifts: 11a-8p and could also include Saturday and Sunday

Hours & Work Schedule
Hours per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday

Why Work with Us
At Citizens, you’ll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of Citizens Bank to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

Posted 10/3/16


Executive Coordinator
American Red Cross

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Job Description:
As an employee at the American Red Cross, you could be on the front lines making a positive impact on our community. You could provide your services directly to the American public or support to the people who do. Both roles help further the mission of the Red Cross. Join our non-profit organization, where your heart and mind go to work!

We are currently seeking a part-time Executive Coordinator to work in our Worcester, MA location. Position is 20 hours per week.

Job Summary:

The Executive Coordinator coordinates the office activities and provides advanced administrative support activities of one or more executives as related to communications, calendar management, graphical presentations, meetings and project support. Provides support of diverse, confidential administrative and analytical support activities.

Specific responsibilities include: Provide administrative support to the Executive Director; serve as liaison to the Board of Directors; set up meetings; process invoices; provide support for special events.

Responsibilities:

1. Communicates and handles incoming and outgoing electronic communications on behalf of the Chapter executive.

2. Communicates with all levels of management and staff to identify, research, analyze and resolve complex issues.

3. Responds to complex inquiries concerning organization policies and procedures.

4. Prepares complex correspondence, reports, studies, forms and documents for executive. Distributes documents.

5. Provides support for various projects initiated by Chapter executive; may include monitoring progress.

6. Researches, compiles and prepares data for Executive studies, reports and recommendations.

7. Manages frequently changing calendars, schedules and coordinates meetings.

8. May assist in monitoring budget.

9. Represents executive office with discretion and in a professional manner. Handles confidential information.

10. It is the responsibility of all Red Cross Staff members to recruit, train and work with volunteers and to treat all clients, volunteers, guests, and other employees in a courteous and respectful manner at all times while maintaining a cooperative atmosphere for everyone. It is expected that each member of the regional management team to work with a volunteer counterpart to ensure key volunteers are utilized and ensure depth within the function.

11. Carries out any additional assignments required to fulfill the Mission of the American Red Cross.

Qualifications:

Education: Associate’s degree or combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Experience: Minimum 4 years of experience in supporting senior executives or board members.

Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to determine priorities/organize tasks while working with parallel projects/multiple deadlines. History of building strong internal and external working relationships; evidence of tact and integrity in dealing with others. Demonstrated ability to anticipate needs, seek out relevant information and provide appropriate and timely response. Maintains a high degree of confidentiality.

Other: Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Travel: May involve work in the field.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.

Posted 10/3/16


“This Way Ahead” (TWA) Program Assistant
Cambridge Housing Authority

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- Temporary School Year Position
- Dates: Nov 1st - May 25th, Monday - Thursday
- Schedule: 16 Hours/Week, between 2:30pm-7:30pm (Actual Hours TBD)
- Pay: $15.04/Hr

Job Duties:

This Way Ahead (TWA) Program Assistants provide administrative and classroom support for the TWA Program Coordinator in order to plan and execute job readiness training for youth age 16-24. Regular administrative tasks include; phone outreach and cold calling, scheduling appointments, data keeping, mass mailings, making copies of program materials, sending reminder phone calls and emails. Classroom support includes; setup and breakdown of workshops, taking class attendance and maintain attendance records, assisting the Program Coordinator execute various classroom activities. Supervising youth doing small group work and engaging them in dialogue.

We are seeking two Program Assistants, one for Cambridge and one for Boston.

Skills & Qualities Required:

Comfortable and confident interacting with youth age 16-24 and their families
Competent phone skills including speaking clearly with a respectful and friendly tone
Efficient making up to 40 cold-calls to youth per day to tell them about the TWA Program
Models a high level of accountability for attendance and professional behavior
Proficient in Word, Excel, internet research & email
Organized with an attention to detail
Strong ability to take and implement directions
Responsible outgoing team player; able to work with others or independently
Physically able to help move desk and chairs around for classroom set-up
Educational Requirements:

Must have a High School diploma or equivalant; Aossciates Degree or Bachelors preferred.
* Spanish Speaking a plus, not required

Posted 10/3/16


Theater Program Coordinator
Hyde Square Task Force

Hyde Square Task Force (HSTF) is an award-winning youth community development and social change organization based in the Hyde-Jackson Square area of Jamaica Plain/Roxbury, known as “Boston’s Latin Quarter.” Through high-quality arts, college prep/ success and civic engagement programming, HSTF engages over 1,200 youth annually. Our mission is to develop the skills of youth and their families so they are empowered to enhance their own lives and build a strong, safe, and vibrant urban community.

Position: Theater Program Coordinator, full-time, reports to Director of Arts and Cultural Programs

Job Summary: The Theater Program Coordinator is responsible for advancing the leadership, theatrical-skills building, and personal growth of a group of 20 urban teens through a holistic youth-development approach. The teens then utilize these skills to perform and bring cultural vibrancy to the Latin Quarter and throughout Greater Boston. The Theater Program Coordinator works collaboratively with a Resident Teaching Artist.

Responsibilities:
- Recruit, hold auditions for, and develop a team of 20 urban teens.
- Plan and facilitate workshops and activities that develop the leadership skills of teens.
- Meet program goals, utilize evaluation tools, provide feedback, collect data, and fulfill grant requirements.
- Work with a Resident Teaching Artist to develop the theatrical skills of the teens.
- Integrate community and social-justice issues into theatrical projects.
- Create opportunities for teens to perform in the Latin Quarter and throughout Greater Boston.
- Collaborate with HSTF program staff to promote teens’ personal/academic growth.
- Collaborate with HSTF staff in curriculum development and community-based projects.
- Communicate regularly with parents of youth.
- Form partnerships with professional theatre groups in Greater Boston and attend performances with youth.
- Participate in a variety of organization-wide administrative, professional development, and program related activities.
- Participate in organization-wide campaigns that promote social justice.
The above list is not inclusive of every duty and responsibility required. Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Strong project management, computer, and communication skills with previous supervisory experience.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience with developing and implementing programs for urban youth.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching quality youth theater with solid classroom-management skills.
- Performance experience and familiarity in integrating community/social justice issues into the theatrical work.
- Massachusetts Driver’s License required.
- Preferred: knowledge of Latin American theater and bilingual in English/Spanish.

Salary:
Salary range is $35,000 to $40,000 dependent on experience. Extensive benefits include: medical insurance, parking, vacation time, personal days, paid holidays, sick time, 403(b) program, and supportive work environment.

How to apply:
Interested candidates must be authorized to work legally in the United States. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and a work sample (video clip of performance or class instruction) to Brenda Rodriguez-Andujar, Director of Arts and Cultural Programs, at brenda@hydesquare.org. No phone calls please.

Hyde Square Task Force is an equal opportunity provider and employer. We value having a diverse staff who are representative of the community and we strive to bring to our organization a variety of traditions, experiences, and point of view. Individuals of all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Posted 10/3/16


Theater Teaching Artist
Hyde Square Task Force

Hyde Square Task Force (HSTF) is an award-winning youth community-development and social change organization based in the Hyde/Jackson Square area of Jamaica Plain/Roxbury, known as “Boston’s Latin Quarter.” Through high-quality arts, college prep/success and civic-engagement programming, HSTF engages more than 1,200 youth annually. Our mission is to develop the skills of youth and their families so they are empowered to enhance their own lives and build a strong, safe, and vibrant urban community.

Position: Theater Teaching Artist—part-time, 8 hours/week

Job summary: The Theater Teaching Artist is an 8 hour/week residency, working collaboratively with the Theater Program Coordinator and under the direction of the Director of Arts and Cultural Programs. S/he is responsible for teaching theater to a group of 20 teens in the theater program. S/he helps build the acting, writing, and technical theater skills of the troupe. S/he is present during specific program hours, and is available during occasional performances and events. Additional planning and
administrative hours are flexible.

Responsibilities:
- Assist the Theater Program Coordinator with auditions to assemble a theater troupe of 20 youth (ages 14–18).
- Work with the Theater Program Coordinator to develop youth performances promoting Afro-Latin cultural arts in
Boston’s Latin Quarter.
- Support the Theater Program Coordinator to meet artistic program benchmarks and grant requirements.
- Instruct youth participants in theater arts for 6–8 hours/week (out-of-school hours) during three 8-week sessions
during the school year and a 6-week summer session.
- Develop age-appropriate curriculum in the following areas: acting, improvisation, script-reading/writing, devising,
directing, musical theater, applied theater, and technical theater skills (i.e. prepare youth for performances, teach
about audience engagement, application of skills).
- Assist in regular program administration (attendance, feedback, youth evaluation, etc.).
- Attend organization-wide events, performances, meetings, and trainings as needed.
Required Qualifications:
- Minimum 2 years’ experience with youth theater.
- Minimum 2 years’ experience working with urban youth.
- Must be organized, able to meet deadlines, dependable, flexible, creative, and able to multitask.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Bilingual: English/Spanish
- Driver’s license
- Theater or Theater Education Degree (Bachelor or Masters)

Pay rate: Hourly wage: $35/hour.

How to apply: Interested candidates must be authorized to work legally in the United States. Submit a resume, cover letter, and a work sample (video clip of performance or class instruction, curriculum/lesson sample, etc.) to Brenda Rodriguez-Andújar, Director of Arts and Cultural Programs, at Brenda@HydeSquare.org. No phone calls, please.

Hyde Square Task Force is an equal opportunity provider and employer. We value having a diverse staff who are representative of the community we serve and bring to our organization a variety of traditions, experiences, and points of view. Individuals of all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Posted 10/3/16


The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation is hiring a Communications and Legislative Campaign Assistant to support civil legal aid in Massachusetts. Applications are due this Sunday, October 2nd.

Communications and Legislative Campaign Assistant
The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC) is a nonprofit organization established by the Commonwealth to ensure that low-income people with critical, non-criminal legal problems would have access to legal information, advice and representation. MLAC provides leadership and support for the continued improvement of legal aid to low-income people and is the largest funding source for civil legal aid programs in the Commonwealth.

The Equal Justice Coalition (EJC) is a project of MLAC, the Boston Bar Association, and the Massachusetts Bar Association, and its function is to coordinate state-wide advocacy for increased funding for the Commonwealth’s civil legal aid programs. The EJC is staffed by MLAC, and includes representatives from bar associations across the Commonwealth, law firms and legal services programs, who work together to protect the state appropriation for civil legal aid. Learn more about the EJC at http://www.equaljusticecoalition.org.

Summary of Position
The Communications and Legislative Campaign Assistant reports to the EJC Director and to MLAC’s Communications Manager and provides support for the annual budget campaign to secure funding for civil legal aid in Massachusetts, as well as general communications support for MLAC. This is a full-time position that should begin immediately.

Principal Responsibilities
- Support the Director of the EJC in planning and implementing the annual legislative budget campaign(including a lobby day and other special events). This support includes drafting, editing and disseminating general and legislative correspondence; preparing for meetings; conducting outreach to the legal, business and social services communities and seeking support for the annual legislative campaign; updating constituent database and other information infrastructure; researching and providing support for special projects and events; providing administrative support and recruiting and supervising EJC interns in coordination with other staff members.
- Draft content for fact sheets, press releases, campaign emails, blog posts and other advocacy materials.
- Manage MLAC/EJC social media accounts and create content for publication.
- Review and track news stories about civil legal aid, MLAC-funded programs, and the legislative campaign.
- Add and update content on the MLAC and EJC websites as needed.
- Provide general administrative support for MLAC (including but not limited to answering phones, event preparation and staffing, participation in annual review of funding applications and reports, etc.).

Background and Qualifications
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Proven time-management and organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
- Experience using social media in a professional setting
- Experience with content management systems (e.g. WordPress), design/publishing software (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), and database programs (e.g. Salesforce) is preferred but not required
- Political and/or grassroots campaign experience a plus
- Demonstrated interest in public interest law, poverty alleviation, and/or the nonprofit sector
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter no later than Sunday, October 2nd to Rachel Glanz at rglanz@mlac.org.
The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation is a non-profit organization that provides funding for, and technical assistance to, legal services programs for the poor. A crucial part of MLAC’s vision is supporting cultural and linguistic competence, as well as ensuring diversity of staff and volunteers, so clients can be best served.

MLAC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women, individuals with disabilities, and people of color are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided upon request. MLAC’s office is wheelchair accessible.

Posted 10/3/16


Administrative Intern
Metropolitan Area Planning Council (Boston)

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The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (Boston area regional planning agency) seeks an Administrative Intern to work in the downtown crossing section of Boston for at least six months. The Administrative Intern will serve as a core member of MAPC’s four member Administrative team, which supports the 60 members of the MAPC staff.

This is a paid part-time position with some flexibility as to working hours; pay pro-rated accordingly. Base week is 20- 25 hours, with additional hours possible in summer.

Primary duties include: ordering supplies; assisting with mailing projects; assisting all staff members with research and database tasks using various software tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook calendars.

Qualifications: Candidates must be currently enrolled in a college degree program working toward an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s or higher degree. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required – ideal candidate will be able to communicate effectively with professionals of both the public and private sectors, such as municipal officials and advocacy leaders. Must be detail oriented. Candidate must also be able to lift objects including boxes with a weight not to exceed 50 pounds.

Review of applications begins immediately. Candidates must have legal authorization to work in the USA and a valid driver’s license and/or the ability to arrange transportation to meetings in different parts of the region.

The hourly rate is $17.00 per hour, with no additional benefits except Mass Earned Sick Time.

MAPC is an EOE/AA employer. MAPC takes pride in the diversity of its workforce and encourages all qualified persons to apply. PLEASE SEE COMPLETE AD POSTED AT www.mapc.org (Jobs at MAPC) AND APPLY AT LINK SHOWN THERE. Thomas E. Hauenstein, Manager of Operations. Posted 9-1-16.

Posted 9/23/16


Director of Education
United Neighbors of Fitchburg, Inc.

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Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: AFLAC (available only, no contributions), life insurance, vacation and sick days Federal Classification: EXEMPT FULL-TIME REGULAR EMPLOYEE

About the United Neighbors of Fitchburg
The United Neighbors of Fitchburg was founded in 1968 as the Cleghorn Neighborhood Center – a community-based, grassroots organization dedicated to addressing the inequities of poverty. The Center originally served the Cleghorn neighborhood’s French-Canadian immigrants. Today, the UNF operates the Cleghorn Neighborhood Center and the Cleghorn Youth Center, and continues to work with the immigrant community —now, predominantly Latino – and the entire city of Fitchburg to develop leaders and fight for social justice. The neighborhood center provides leadership and community organizing opportunities; adult education (ESL, GED prep in Spanish, citizenship classes, computer training); direct services (referrals, food pantry, translation); cultural events, and meets additional community needs. The youth center offers a safe after-school environment for ages 5-18, promoting healthy decision-making and academic success through tutoring, leadership development, and fun and recreational opportunities. The UNF operates through grant funding, donations and volunteer efforts.

The United Neighbors of Fitchburg recently completed its new strategic plan, developing guiding principles and focus areas to implement its goals. The UNF will heavily focus on building partnerships to bring expertise and resources to the Latino and immigrant community, using a racial justice lens to implement all of its work. In addition, it will focus on leadership, culture & education, and economic strength of Latinos and immigrants to be the future leaders of Fitchburg.

About The Cleghorn Youth Center (CYC)
The Cleghorn Youth Center provides free after-school and summer programming for more than 100 local youth (ages 5 to 18) through its Teen, KIDZ and Summer UP programs. Positive role
models offer academic support, health education, teen nights and leadership and career development in a safe, structured environment. The center also strives to holistically support and engage families through education, resources and community organizing.

About Empowerment through Education
Empowerment through Education is the adult education program of the United Neighbors of Fitchburg, providing community members with diverse opportunities to grow personally and professionally. Through HiSET, English, citizenship, wellness, computer and other classes, the organization aims to empower each student to better themselves and achieve economic sustainability.

Overview of position:
The Director of Education (DE) will be responsible for overall program development, administration, and supervision of the all education programs at the UNF. The DE will be responsible for bringing the UNF’s youth and adult education programs to the next level of growth, utilizing the strategic plan as her/his basis for this. It is expected that the DE will develop and sustain partnerships, be responsible for youth and adult engagement in programs, and develop the new employment and career readiness component of the organization.

Qualifications:
- Bilingual in English and Spanish and bicultural strongly preferred
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (education preferred)
- Knowledgeable with networking and building partnerships
- Experience working with different racial and ethnic groups
- Works well in team setting
- Flexible schedule, ability to work nights and weekends a must
- Resourcefulness, multitasking, and high organizational skills
- Listening and problem-solving skills
- Microsoft Office skills, experience using Google and other internet
platforms/applications
- Solid communication skills both written and verbal, professionalism
- Experience with program development
- Valid driver’s license

Job duties:
- Develop and maintain organizational partnerships that will bring the organization and programs to the next level of growth
- Responsible for ongoing engagement and outreach of program participants, including and not limited to schools, community, houses of worship, etc.
- Work in partnership with other staff to provide a holistic and comprehensive support system for youth and families
- Develop and implement new career and employment readiness program for youth and adults
- Develop internship programs
- Engage youth and parents in leadership and community organizing activities
- Build the organizational capacity through volunteer engagement
Youth Development Programs
- Develop program curriculum through a racial justice lens that is age appropriate
- Develop and oversee CYC youth advisory board
- Train youth staff
- Teach classes or workshops as needed
- Develop organizational practices and curriculum utilizing a racial justice lens
- Develop academic achievement programs and practices
- Develop and implement assessment tools
- Responsible for youth events
- Develop and foster overall structure within the CYC, specifically focusing on enhancing CYC’s role as a multicultural safe-space
Adult Education Programs
- Develop adult education curriculum in partnership with institutions of higher learning that is appropriate to meet the needs of Latinos and immigrants
- Develop and coordinate orientations and graduations for program participants

Supervision
- Oversee a staff of 4 part-time program coordinators and assistants in addition to dozens of volunteers

Other duties:
- Responsible for overall operation and maintenance of the Cleghorn Youth Center facilities
- Monthly supervision meetings (or as needed).
- Participate in weekly staff meetings.
- Participate in UNF events as assigned.
- Grant writing and reporting
- Run programs as opportunities arise, especially during the holiday season and severe weather conditions.
United Neighbors of Fitchburg is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Posted 9/18/16


Constituent Services Director
State Representative Cory Atkins

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State Representative Cory Atkins is seeking a Constituent Services Director who will focus on constituent services, media relations, and front desk management in the Representative’s State House Office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Managing constituent inquiries
Assisting with town related issues
Entering and managing data in constituent services database
Updating and maintaining Representative’s website
Social media management
Preparing citations, resolutions for special events
Writing congratulatory letters to constituents
Assisting with monthly newsletter
Maintaining press book
Assisting with general administrative duties: answering phones, ordering supplies, sorting mail

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications, Public Relations, Political Science or other related field.
Experience with media and public relations, including effective use of social media.
Outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to produce quality work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to think critically and work both independently and as part of a team.
Preferred qualifications:
Experience in Massachusetts Legislature. Knowledge of legislative process and constituent services.

Please email resume, cover letter, and references to Amanda Milad

Posted 9/18/16


Research Data Analyst
MA Dept of Public Health

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The Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking a highly strategic and ambitious Analyst who will present data, findings and recommendations for the design and planning of prevention, intervention and treatment services as they relate to addictive disorders and performance management for improvement of service delivery. Our applicant will participate in data quality improvement initiatives, evaluate and propose recommendations, and conduct policy analysis. The Analyst works under the Office of Data Analytics and Decision Support (ODADS) within the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS). The ideal candidate must be comfortable working in a dynamic team setting, and be a strategic player in supporting desired changes, outcomes and goals.

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):
Extract and analyze data from agency database, including information from legacy datasets and Electronic Invoice Management and Electronic Service Management (EIMESM), and other supplemental data;
Research, gather and investigate data into the prevalence and incidence of alcoholism, drug addiction and compulsive gambling; provide statistical analysis and dissemination of results;
Respond to internal and external inquiries for data requests;
Utilize multi-source data in collaboration with contractors, develop methodologies and data frameworks to identify disparities in access to treatment;
Apply treatment data to follow clients through the continuum of care and identify best practices;
Prepare metrics and reports from findings for the agency/Bureau and professional publications;
Participate in data improvement initiatives for continuous quality improvements; recommend opportunities to enhance data collection, processing and analysis;
Assist the Director in carrying out ODADS responsibilities related to federal grant based projects;
Leverage performance data as basis to support outcome analysis and to advise senior staff on policy design;
Maintain personal/professional growth and proficiency by reading professional journals, health bulletins and other publication sources; stay informed of current trends and new data in the field of alcoholism, drug abuse, gambling and other addictions;
Participate in agency work groups to streamline processes and protocols, identify training needs and hardware/software, advise on health care reform and public health accreditation initiatives;

Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated capacity to perform data analysis utilizing SQL (Structured Query Language) programming;
General knowledge of the principles and practices of epidemiology, biostatistics and public health;
Experience working with databases, particularly relational databases, ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) process and data cleaning;
Competence in utilizing statistical analysis tools commonly used with health care data such as SAS (Statistical Analysis System);
Solid aptitude in statistical methodology, process improvement and project management experience and skills;
Record of working with multiple data sources and combining data in multiple formats;
Skilled in presenting complex information in an understandable and compelling manner; Ability to explain data analysis to non-technical audiences;
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to determine the applicability of epidemiological data, to draw conclusions and make effective recommendations and changes;
Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and managing competing deadlines;
Proficient usage of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook

About DPH and the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services:
The mission of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the Commonwealth.

We envision a Commonwealth in which all people enjoy optimal health. Massachusetts ranks among the healthiest of states according to comparative analyses, but we face numerous challenges, including chronic and infectious disease, substance abuse, violence, preventable hospitalizations, and health disparities.

DPH coordinates programs and policies to address specific diseases and conditions and offer services to address the needs of vulnerable populations. We also develop, implement, promote, and enforce regulations and policies to assure that the conditions under which people live are most conducive to health and enable people to make healthy choices for themselves and their families. We license health professionals, healthcare facilities and a variety of businesses that impact public health. We operate the state laboratory and four public health hospitals. We monitor health status and manage vital records including births, marriages and deaths. We educate people about public health issues and work closely with local boards of health and community partners to identify and solve public health problems.
The Mission of the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS) is to foster healthy life choices through culturally responsive services that prevent, treat and promote recovery from substance related disorders.

Our Guiding Principles include:
Addiction is a chronic disease that can be successfully prevented and treated.
Eliminating stigma associated with addiction is essential to our work.
Substance use disorders affect individuals, families and communities across the Commonwealth.
No single treatment is appropriate for everyone.
Medications are an important element of treatment for many individuals.
Persons affected by substance abuse should be treated with dignity and respect.
Recovery works!

Pre-Hire Process:
A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

For questions, please contact Health Human Resources at 1-800-850-6968.

Qualifications

This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Applicants must have at least (A) five (5) years of full-time or equivalent part-time professional or technical experience in epidemiology, biology, biostatistics, toxicology, environmental science, environmental health, ecology, public health, chemistry, virology, immunology, bacteriology, microbiology, or statistics and (B) of which at least two (2) years must have been in a professional capacity or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions listed below.
Substitutions:
I. A Bachelor’s degree with a major in epidemiology, biology, biostatistics, toxicology, environmental science, environmental health, ecology, public health, chemistry, virology, immunology, bacteriology, microbiology, statistics, or other health-related field may be substituted for a maximum of two (2) years of the required (A) experience.*
II. A Master’s degree or higher with a major in epidemiology, biology, biostatistics, toxicology, environmental science, environmental health, ecology, public health, chemistry, virology, immunology, bacteriology, microbiology, statistics, or other health-related field may be substituted for a maximum of three (3) years of the required (A) experience and one (1) year of the required (B) experience.*
*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
NOTE: Educational substitution will only be permitted for a maximum of one (1) year of the (B) experience.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Official Title: Epidemiologist II
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston-250 Washington Street
Job: Science
Agency: Department of Public Health
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Job Posting: Sep 12, 2016, 8:46:44 AM
Number of Openings: 1
Salary: 65,231.92 - 92,624.74 Yearly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Engie Mota - 617-348-8471
Bargaining Unit: 09-MOSES - Engineers/Scientists

Posted 9/18/16


Road Scholar
Job Title: Program Coordinator, International

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Reports to: Director of International Programs

Status: Full time, non-exempt

Location: Boston, MA

The Program Coordinator supports various members of the Domestic/International Programs team. Key responsibilities include monitoring of program submissions, regular inventory management, daily program maintenance, catalog reviews and post program quality analysis. The Program Coordinator also supports the Director of Program Development through creative data analysis and innovative report creation.

Here's what we are looking for
Work with the program team and to ensure that program materials are completed accurately and on time, all procedures for managing program capacity are followed, and complete information has been submitted
Review new program date submissions and communicate any issues
Assist in the investigation of program quality issues
Review, triage and action program changes via service requests
Proofread catalogs and brochures for accuracy and make changes when needed
Actively participate in inventory management to maximize enrollments and minimize program cancellations
Create, maintain and assist in the analysis of reports - including inventory and program quality
Coordinate marketing materials with staff and external program providers
Other projects and responsibilities as determined by Director
And these are the skills you should have
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel required
Must be pro-active, persistent and results-oriented
Must have experience working in a fast-paced business environment
Excellent customer service skills required
Superior interpersonal and problem solving skills a must
Exceptional analytical skills and high attention to detail is essential
Must have excellent oral and written communications
Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-functional team environment
Love of travel and educational programming
About us

Founded in 1975, not-for-profit Road Scholar is the world's largest and most innovative creator of educational travel adventures. We believe in living life to the fullest at every age by experiencing the world, and not just looking at it. By meeting new people, touching history where it happened and delving deep into the cultures and landscapes we explore. We are proud to offer 5,500 learning adventures in 150 countries and all 50 states, serving more than 100,000 participants a year. At any given time, 2,000 Road Scholars are experiencing the world on our learning adventures.

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